Halloween can be a scary day for your child, but not just because of the ghosts and goblins.  Remember that your child thrives on structure, routine, and sameness.  Hearing your doorbell ring, seeing strangers, and looking at costumes can be pretty overwhelming.  You and your...

By: Jennifer Lingle, M.Ed. When I taught in the classroom, I often felt overwhelmed.  Can you relate?  There was always so much going on, tons of things to remember, and barely time to breathe!  So, I found several quotes that inspired and calmed me and decided...

The days fly by, don’t they? It’s incredible sometimes to think about what my life was like 10 years ago. Even five years ago my world was much different. Think about everything you have been through and accomplished throughout the years. Sometimes, it’s easy to...

Stand in front of the mirror and smile. Does that sound ridiculous?  Don’t mock it until you try it.  Stand in front of the mirror for at least one minute and just smile.  You will most likely start laughing because you will feel so silly standing...